Wednesday, January 8, 2020

KLDiscovery Inc. Announces Acquisition of Superior Document Services, Inc.

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KLDiscovery Inc. (“KLD”), a leading global provider of electronic discovery, information governance and data recovery services, today announced the acquisition of Superior Document Services, Inc. (“SDS”), a Richmond, Virginia-based full-service eDiscovery and litigation support provider, by KLDiscovery Ontrack, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of KLD.

SDS was founded in 1998 by Kriss Wilson and Renee Covington. It operates in the marketplace as “Superior” and “SDS Discovery.” SDS provides eDiscovery and litigation support services to Fortune 500 companies, law firms and government agencies across the United States.

“We are delighted to welcome the Superior team into the KLDiscovery family,” said Christopher Weiler, CEO of KLDiscovery. “Superior is a well-respected, full-service eDiscovery and litigation support provider in Virginia and has built its business by delivering high-touch, personalized document and eDiscovery services while ensuring the highest quality control and security standards, making them a natural fit with KLD. We believe the Superior customers will greatly benefit from our full suite of innovative solutions, exceptional project management and world-class technical support teams who are committed to providing the best customer service in the industry.”

KLDiscovery has a long history of successfully integrating companies it acquires into its global network. These acquisitions include Kroll Ontrack, AlphaLit, Turnstone, FlashData Solutions, RenewData, Credence Corporation, CopySecure, Elite Document Solutions, Strategic Legal Solutions, and Compiled. To support its organic and M&A growth strategies, KLD further strengthened its balance sheet and cash position with its recently completed merger with Pivotal Acquisition Corp. in December 2019.

“We are excited to be joining the KLDiscovery team,” said Renee Covington, Co-Founder of Superior Documents Services, Inc. “Our customers will immediately benefit from KLDiscovery’s industry leading platform, global presence and commitment to excellence.”

About KLDiscovery

KLDiscovery provides technology-enabled services and software to help law firms, corporations, and government agencies solve complex data challenges. With offices in 26 locations across 17 countries, KLDiscovery is a global leader in delivering best-in-class data management, information governance, and eDiscovery solutions to support the litigation, regulatory compliance, and internal investigation needs of clients. Serving organizations for over 30 years, KLDiscovery offers data collection and forensic investigation, early case assessment, data processing, application software and data hosting for web-based document reviews, and managed document review services. In addition, through its global Ontrack data management business, KLDiscovery delivers world-class data recovery, disaster recovery, email extraction and restoration, data destruction, and tape management. KLDiscovery has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by both Inc. Magazine (Inc. 5000) and Deloitte (Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500), and CEO Chris Weiler was a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™. Additionally, KLDiscovery is a Relativity Certified Partner and maintains ISO/IEC 27001 Certified data centers around the world. Visit to learn more.

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